Physostigmine, an alkaloid obtained from a West African plant (Physotigma venenosum), is

Organic Chemistry, | 9th Edition | ISBN: 9780073402741 | Authors: Francis A Carey Dr., Robert M. Giuliano

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Problem 21.29

Physostigmine, an alkaloid obtained from a West African plant (Physotigma venenosum), is used in the treatment of glaucoma. Treatment of physostigmine with methyl iodide gives a quaternary ammonium salt. What is the structure of this salt?

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Thermodynamics Spontaneous Reactions: • Most are exothermic- ∆H < 0 o ex. combustion • Endothermic spontaneous reactions- ∆H > 0 o particles in product are more spread out than starting reactants o ex. cold packs • Gas à liquid à solid o Heat is released • Solidà liquidà gas o Heat is put in Entropy: • Entropy...

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